Contact Information

You can contact Brendan by phone, email or follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

Telephone:  (44) 07970 441110

Email: brendanhawthornepoet61@gmail.com

Facebook: facebook.com/brendanhawthornewriter

Twitter @BrenHawthorne


Private and corporate commissions undertaken.  

Personal milestone poems and songs written to order.

Some commissions to date in no particular order:

  • Featured in BBC Radio 4 Tongue and Talk Episodes 1 and 4, Sept. 2020
  • Winner of the National Dialect Bill o' Bow's Trophy for best written dialect piece 2019/20
  • Winner of the National Dialect Bill o' Bow's Trophy for best written dialect piece 2018/19
  • One of the Black Country's 100 Hundred Masters
  • BBC The One Show (appearance)
  • BBC TV Living in'66 (appearance)
  • If Walls could Speak - The National Trust 
  • Brierley Hillness - English Heritage 
  • Round Oak Reminiscences - Steel industry aural history project Dudley MBC 
  • My Words, My Story - Sandwell Adult and Family Learning 
  • Who Cares? Sandwell Young Carers 
  • Creative Community Arts Project 
  • "Marathon Poems and Song" (For Blind Dave Heeley)
  • Morrison's Superstore public art (with Steve Field) 
  • Wednesbury Community Banner (Sandwell MBC) 
  • Sandwell 6 Towns postcard series (Sandwell MBC) 
  • Switch-on of Wednesbury Christmas Lights - 
  • Saint Bartholomew’s Church at 800 – Poetry 
  • Cataloguing Kays – Worcester University 
  • West Midlands Smooth Radio Ambassador 2010-11
  • Writing workshops, commissions and performances for diversity and faith days
  • Appearance at Stafford poetry Festival
  • Guest poet for National Poetry Day - Walsall Libraries
  • Reading of excerpts from the Vernon Manuscript - Birmingham City University
  • Memories of Glebefields reminiscence project - Sandwell Libraries 
  • Black Country Dialect, Ghost Stories of the Black Country and Birmingham and Black Country Wit and Humour - Publications - Bradwell's
  • The 1913 Wednesbury Tubeworkers Strike - A Musical Play,  Hard graft- All for twenty three bob




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